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A listing of public events for Cal Poly Now occurring between Thursday, October 28, 2021 6:10 AM PDT and Saturday, November 27, 2021 5:10 AM PST.

KO: Karaoke Outreach!! (Week 8)

Oct 18, 2021

KO: Karaoke Outreach!! (Week 8) Join us for an evening of themed karaoke in the Elewexe common room in yakʔitʸutʸu. A sign up form will be made available in the weeks leading up to the event during Week 5, Friday, October 22nd from 5-7pm. Snacks and drink will be safely provided! From Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST at Elewexe in yakʔitʸutʸu.

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Serenity Swings Hike

Oct 13, 2021

Serenity Swings Hike Join LGBTQ Campus Life Student Assistant Declan on Hike to serenity swings This is a moderate hike with a steep incline at the end. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes and be prepared for dirt! This will also be a night/evening hike so bring a good light. Be prepared to meet new people! We will meet in the PCV plaza at 4 PM. From Friday, November 12, 2021 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM PST at PCV Plaza.

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Queer Chai Chats: Week 1: Navigating the Coming Out Experience as Immigrants/Having Immigrant Supporters

Oct 12, 2021

Queer Chai Chats: Week 1: Navigating the Coming Out Experience as Immigrants/Having Immigrant Supporters  Navigating Intersections of Queerness and Multicultural Identities Creating a sense of safety, belonging, and sharing of ideas and experiences through our rendition of dialouges with queer and POC folx of various identities. The goal is to decorate the space (Elewexe Commons) to be very artsy and comfortable, play music by queer artists, and offer chai to everyone in the space while they talk about the niche topics that have a series of prompts each week as well as creative writing/processing time. The time can be wrapped up by playing a couple rounds of We’re Not Really Strangers with the participants to create an even closer sense of community. From Wednesday, October 13, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT at Elewexe Commons.

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LGBTQ+ Men: at the Intersection of Identities

Oct 12, 2021

LGBTQ+ Men: at the Intersection of Identities (External Event) Please join the Male Success Initiative of Stanislaus State and Men’s Success Initiative of Fresno State as we celebrate LGBT+ History Month in the Central Valley. Dr. John Pryor, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership of Fresno State will lead a workshop on LGBT+ History. The panelist will discuss their journeys and the importance of allyship and the intersectionalities of men of color/men in the LGBTQ+ community. From Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT at Online.

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Self-Care Plant Pick-Up/Hangout

Oct 12, 2021

Self-Care Plant Pick-Up/Hangout Come see Maddie from LGBTQ Campus Life and Kianah from the Black Academic Excellence Center, outside of Mott Gymnasium to pick up a cute little plant for yourself and socialize amongst other LGBTQ and BAEC students. Everyone attending will be able to pick from a selection of succulents to take home and take care of. This would be the perfect way to end your week and we hope to see you there! Stop by anytime between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.  From Friday, October 15, 2021 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM PDT at Mott Gym.

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Umbrella Dialogues

Oct 12, 2021

Umbrella Dialogues Umbrella dialogues is an affinity group to support and build community around trans, non-binary, and questioning students. Co-hosted by LGBTQ+ Campus Life and Men & Masculinities, Umbrella is a causal space for folks to meet and mingle and engage in discussion and activities. We meet on a biweekly basis, Weeks 3, 5, 7, and 9 and currently gather in the first floor Elewexe building in yakʔitʸutʸu. We can't wait to see you there! Special spooky event: Pumpkin painting! From Tuesday, October 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM PDT at Elewexe in yakʔitʸutʸu.

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Out and Open Mic Night

Oct 12, 2021

Out and Open Mic Night Listen in or speak out with your campus community at open mic night! All are welcome to this safe space for folxs to share their hobbies, experiences and feelings; anything from yo-yo tricks and stand up to spoken word, music, and art. We want you to feel free to express yourself in whatever form that takes! Drinks and atmosphere will be provided at Front Porch, our wonderful hosts! RSVP through Cal Poly Now if you want to attend and click here to sign up as a participant. From Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT at Front Porch.

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LGBTQ Masculitieis affinity Group

Oct 12, 2021

LGBTQ Masculitieis affinity Group This is an affinity group space for people who identify as masculine in the LGBTQ Community, (whether your identity be male, man, gender nonconforming, non-binary, or anything else) The group is meant to create space for folks to come together and socialize with similar people. At each event we will have some activities to do and also some food to eat. Join us two times this quarter for our affinity group. From Friday, October 22, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM PDT at UU 219.

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KO: Karaoke Outreach! (Week 5)

Oct 12, 2021

KO: Karaoke Outreach! (Week 5) Join us for an evening of themed karaoke in the Elewexe common room in yakʔitʸutʸu. A sign up form will be made available in the weeks leading up to the event during Week 5, Friday, October 22nd from 5-7pm. Snacks and drink will be safely provided! From Friday, October 22, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT at Elewexe Common Space in yakʔitʸutʸu.

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Queer Chai Chats: Week 2: The Sexualization of Femme-Presenting/Identifying People within the LGBTQ+ Community

Oct 12, 2021

Queer Chai Chats: Week 2: The Sexualization of Femme-Presenting/Identifying People within the LGBTQ+ Community Creating a sense of safety, belonging, and sharing of ideas and experiences through our rendition of dialouges with queer and POC folx of various identities. The goal is to decorate the space (Elewexe Commons)  to be very artsy and comfortable, play music by queer artists, and offer chai to everyone in the space while they talk about the niche topics that have a series of prompts each week as well as creative writing/processing time. The time can be wrapped up by playing a couple rounds of We’re Not Really Strangers with the participants to create an even closer sense of community.  From Wednesday, October 27, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDT at Elewexe Commons.

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"Moonlight" Movie Night

Oct 12, 2021

"Moonlight" Movie Night Hi Everyone! If you feel like relaxing on a Friday night after a long week come and join Maddie, from LGBTQ Campus Life, and Kianah, from BAEC, as we host a movie night and watch the film "Moonlight." This movie is about a young black boy coming to terms with his sexuality. This movie was the first film with an all African American cast and a homosexual main character to win an Oscar! We will provide free popcorn and candy for those who will be joining us. We will be watching this film in the PRIDE Elewexe Commons Space, located on the first floor where the kitchen is.  From Friday, October 29, 2021 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM PDT at Elewexe Commons .

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Spooky Serenity Swings Stuff and Stroll (Cancelled)

Oct 12, 2021

Spooky Serenity Swings Stuff and Stroll Join LGBTQ Campus Life Student Assistant Declan on Halloween Weekend on a Stuff (a picnic) and a Spooky Stroll (Hike) to serenity swings. We will hike to serenity swings on Cal Poly's Campus. Come dressed with some Hikable Halloween Spirit. This is a moderate hike with a steep incline at the end. Wear sturdy close-toed shoes and be prepared for dirt! This will also be a night/evening hike so bring a good light. Be prepared for spooky adventures and to meet new people! We will meet in the PCV plaza at 5:30 PM to eat food (BYOF Bring your own food). At 6:30 PM we will begin our hike. You can come for one or both! Have a haunted evening.  From Friday, October 29, 2021 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PDT at PCV Plaza.

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Zoom Paint Night w/ Maddie

Oct 12, 2021

Zoom Paint Night w/ Maddie If you don't feel like going anywhere on a Wednesday night but still want to socialize I have the perfect thing for you! Come and join Maddie for a relaxing, fun, and social paint night over zoom! You will be able to engage and socialize with other students in the LGBTQ community, all while showing us your painting skills (doesn't matter how good you are, we'd love to see you). I will be providing a scheduled zoom link that you will be able to access to join the paint night. Bring any paint, canvases, paper, markers, colored pencils, that you can find with you to the zoom.  Zoom Link:  Maddie Amos is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Maddie Amos' Paint Night Zoom MeetingTime: Nov 3, 2021 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meetinghttps://calpoly.zoom.us/j/83273291299 Meeting ID: 832 7329 1299 From Wednesday, November 3, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM PDT at Online.

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Queer Sex Education!

Oct 12, 2021

Queer Sex Education! Cultivating community through deeper explorations of personal identities and experiences with sex education and incorporating the idea of fostering peer-to-peer connection (focusing on group dialogue and collective engagement) and in-person learning through informing and providing resources about queer sex and sex in general in an engaging way. The goal is to incorporate an art/expressive form to let thoughts and feelings about what is being learned flow, while educating our peers. From Wednesday, November 3, 2021 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM PDT at Elewexe Commons.

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Bold and Brave Book Fair

Oct 12, 2021

Bold and Brave Book Fair Putting a twist on a childhood favorite, our fair features a book swap, tabling from local businesses and campus resources, and discussions surrounding the theme of LGBTQ+ literature and media. Discover a new author, buy a book, our just peruse the selection, there's a little bit of something for everyone! RSVP and keep an eye out  on our social media for more information as we gear up for the event! From Friday, November 5, 2021 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM PDT at Elewexe in yakʔitʸutʸu.

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LGBTQ Masculitieis affinity Group

Oct 12, 2021

LGBTQ Masculitieis affinity Group This is an affinity group space for people who identify as masculine in the LGBTQ Community, (whether your identity be male, man, gender nonconforming, non-binary, or anything else) The group is meant to create space for folks to come together and socialize with similar people. At each event we will have some activities to do and also some food to eat. Join us two times this quarter for our affinity group. From Friday, November 5, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM PDT at UU 219.

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Queer Chai Chats: Week 3: Misrepresentation/Underrepresentation of Queer APIDA & SWANA in the Media

Oct 12, 2021

Queer Chai Chats: Week 3: Misrepresentation/Underrepresentation of Queer APIDA & SWANA in the Media Navigating Intersections of Queerness and Multicultural Identities Creating a sense of safety, belonging, and sharing of ideas and experiences through our rendition of dialouges with queer and POC folx of various identities. The goal is to decorate the space (Elewexe Commons) to be very artsy and comfortable, play music by queer artists, and offer chai to everyone in the space while they talk about the niche topics that have a series of prompts each week as well as creative writing/processing time. The time can be wrapped up by playing a couple rounds of We’re Not Really Strangers with the participants to create an even closer sense of community.  From Wednesday, November 10, 2021 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM PST at Elewexe Commons.

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